Category Archives: Islam

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard call shooting an act of terrorism

6 dead, 2 arrested after shooting at Quebec City mosque Quebec, 29.01.2017 (CBC) – Quebec provincial police say six people are dead and eight were wounded after shots were fired inside a mosque on Sunday night during evening prayers. Sûreté du Québec Sgt. … Continue reading

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86 members of the country’s Muslim minority have been killed since 9 October, with 34,000 fleeing across the border to Bangladesh

UN human rights envoy visits Burma as Rohingya genocide concerns mount By Simon Lewis and Wa Lone London/Naypyidaw, 09.01.2017 (Independent) – United Nations human rights envoy Yanghee Lee has arrived in Burma on a 12-day visit amid growing concern about … Continue reading

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The Terry Jones saga shows the strength of anti-Americanism

Sunday Telegraph The Terry Jones saga shows the strength of anti-Americanism The ‘pastor’ who threatened to burn the Koran shows how eager Europe is to believe the worst of America, argues Janet Daley.  Anti-Americanism has a new pin-up. “Pastor” Terry … Continue reading

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Groend Zero Mosque – THE QUESTION: Religious freedom vs. wisdom

THE QUESTION  Religious freedom vs. wisdom The Washington Post Blog: On Faith President Obama, after saying that building a mosque at Ground Zero fit our “commitment to religious freedom,”he wasn’t commenting on the ‘wisdom’ of building it so close to … Continue reading

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Belgium poised to be first in EU to ban the burqa

From Times Online April 1, 2010 Belgium poised to be first in EU to ban the burqa (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP) Women who flout the ban will face up to seven days in jail or a fine of up to 25 euros David … Continue reading

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Switzerland: The Minaret Ban and it’s Implicatiohs

“Religious Freedom as the Prerequisite for Interfaith Dialogue” The Minaret Ban and its Implications This speech has been given by Peter Zoehrer, FOREF Europe (Thursday, December 03, 2009, at 5:30 PM, Vienna International University) Ladies and gentlemen: in 1948, exactly … Continue reading

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